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Re: Customize / configure postfix with multiple recipients

From: Wietse Venema <wietse_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Oct 08 2010 - 18:55:42 GMT
To: Postfix users <>

Manjiri Namjoshi:
> I dont know how to collect the smtp conversation .. or how to log the
> smtp session. Can you give me some hints ?

You could telnet to the SMTP port and type the commands to
deliver one message to one good and one bad recipient.

You will discover that Postfix rejects the bad user and
accepts the good user, and that it will accept the message.

> Also, Is it that the entire message is getting rejected because
> for some reason the postfix is not splitting it up per recipient
> ?

You are mistaken. You have no evidence whatsoever that Postfix
rejects the entire message.

It is known that SOME SMTP CLIENT programs will give up delivering
a message when one recipient is not accepted, even when the other
recipients are good.